August 9, 1936 ~ October 23, 2010
Codey, Robert L.
Bob Codey, a Torrance resident of 45 years, passed away peacefully at home on October 23, 2010 at the age of 74 after a long illness. Bob was born in Erlanger, Kentucky and moved to Torrance in 1965 when he began his teaching career at El Camino College in the Architectural Department that spanned 33 years. Bob also owned and operated his own building and design firm. With his family and friends, Bob enjoyed camping, boating, fishing, horseback riding and attending grandchildren's sporting events.Bob is survived by Wife, Paula; Son, Steve (Lizette) Codey and Daughter, Tracey (Marty) Mullan, Grandchildren Kyle & Tyler Codey and Phillip & Mackenzie Mullan. A Memorial Service will be held at Rice Chapel in Torrance on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 10:00 am. The family asks that the attire for this celebration of Bob's life be as Bob would have wanted, beach casual (shorts, jeans, Hawaiian shirts are encouraged).The family is requesting that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to El Camino College Foundation for a memorial scholarship in Prof. Robert Codey's honor. Please send your contributions to the El Camino College Foundation at 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90506 w/Prof. Robert Codey in the memo line.
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